Download e-book for kindle: Funeral Games (Alexander the Great, Book 3) by Mary Renault

By Mary Renault

ISBN-10: 1480432903

ISBN-13: 9781480432901

Via the tip of his reign, Alexander the nice had seized keep watch over of an empire that prolonged from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus River. whilst he died in 323 BC, a fervent scramble for strength ensued. Funeral video games is Mary Renault's striking novel of this turmoil and the sluggish erosion of the Greek empire. the facility avid gamers comprise Ptolemy, father-son groups, and a cadre of influential women—not least of whom is Eurydike, whose plan is to marry Alexander's disabled brother, Arridaios.

Brimming with outsize personalities, brazen plots, and a sweeping experience of background, Funeral video games brings to brilliant lifestyles the area of Alexander the good, and the seismic tumult within the wake of his death.

Funeral video games is the ultimate quantity of the Novels of Alexander the nice trilogy, which starts with The Persian Boy andFire from Heaven.

This booklet gains an illustrated biography of Mary Renault together with infrequent photographs of the writer.

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I can舗t imagine what the nurses thought a lawyer and a veterinarian would have in common, but they wheeled him on over to sit opposite me that first night, and here he舗s been ever since. He glares at me, his jaw moving back and forth like a cow chewing cud. Incredible. He舗s actually eating the stuff. The old ladies chatter like schoolgirls, blissfully unaware. 舠They舗re here until Sunday,舡 says Doris. 舡 舠Yes, two shows on Saturday and one on Sunday. Randall and his girls are taking me tomorrow,舡 says Norma.

I jerk upright on my elbow. Four men are sitting on rough burlap feed sacks, playing cards by the light of a kerosene lantern. One of them, a shrunken old man with stubble and a hollow face, has an earthenware jug tipped up to his lips. In his surprise, he seems to have forgotten to put it back down. He does so now and wipes his mouth with the back of his sleeve. 舠Well, well, well,舡 he says slowly. 舡 Two of the men sit perfectly still, staring at me over the top of fanned cards. The fourth climbs to his feet and steps forward.

My word, they舗re pretty. We had horses when I was a girl. 舡 She looks into the distance, and for a split second I can see how lovely she was as a young woman. 舡 says Hazel. 舠The posters would appear a few days ahead舒they舗d cover every surface in town! 舡 舠Golly, yes. I certainly do,舡 Norma says. 舠They put posters on the side of our barn one year. 舡 She chuckles, shaking her head. 舡 舠And then a few days later the train would pull in. 舡 舠My father used to take us down to the tracks to watch them unload.

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